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Personality-guided Behavior Therapy : Personality-Guided Psychology - Richard F. Farmer

Personality-guided Behavior Therapy

Personality-Guided Psychology

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Published: 1st June 2005
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This book will be released on June 30, 2005. You may order it now using your credit card and we will ship it to you when it arrives. Preorder Now! To the extent that behaviorists espouse the idea that ""people are what they do,"" the concept of personality-guided therapy might be seen as hard to reconcile with a behaviorist perspective. Yet, as the authors of this volume show, this is far from the case. The latest in Theodore Millon's Personality-Guided Therapy series, this book shows how behavioral views of personality can be applied to produce effective assessment and treatment. After explaining the basic principles of behavior theory and therapy, the authors outline the primary behavioral strategies used in client assessment and formulation, describe core techniques, and illustrate how such techniques can be applied to clients with a variety of Axis I and Axis II conditions. Clinicians and students alike will find that this book offers empirically-supported treatment guidelines and strategies that can be used successfully with clients in a variety of therapeutic settings. Volumes in the ""Personality-Guided Psychology"" series demonstrate the utility and relevance of assessing personality variables in an array of matters of interest to psychologists. Each book illustrates how a clinical syndrome or behavior can be understood in the context of the patient's unique pattern of overall trait dynamics.

Series Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Personality and Behavior Theory: Toward the Reconciliation of an Apparent Incompatibilityp. 3
The History of Behavior Therapyp. 33
Characteristics of Behavioral Assessments and Treatment Formulationsp. 51
Topographically Defined Behavior Patterns Important to Behavioral Assessment and Therapyp. 79
Functional Response Domainsp. 101
The Techniques of Behavior Therapyp. 141
Behavioral Treatment of Axis I Disordersp. 183
Behavioral Treatment of Personality Disordersp. 203
Referencesp. 245
Author Indexp. 277
Subject Indexp. 285
About the Authorsp. 301
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ISBN: 9781591472728
ISBN-10: 1591472725
Series: Personality-Guided Psychology
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.75